Bombay Bandook uplifts Indian fusion sound with unique genre-blending music at Protium Amp’d

Mumbai: Bombay Bandook, an Indian fusion Rock band has taken the independent music scene by storm with their unique sound that blends Raag-based melody writing with modern aesthetics. The band’s compositionally and sonically diverse approach to music has won the hearts of many, and their recent performance at Protium Amp’d was no different. With 9 songs in Hindi, including 5 original compositions, the band had the audience captivated from start to finish in a performance that lasted nearly 70 minutes.

The band is composed of Sannidh Shah on vocals, Brijesh Joshi on guitars and vox, Amarjeet Prabhudesai and Avneesh Gadgil on keys/guitars and vox, and Parth Malhotra on percussion. The band’s sound is a fusion of progressive rock, funk, and folk music, creating a musical experience that defies genre categorization. With a total of 8 singles under their belt, each piece showcases the band’s signature “Bandook sound,” promising to bring about a massive change in the current independent scene.

The audience was left spellbound by the band’s skillful rendition of classic songs and unique style of music, with many seen tapping their feet and nodding their heads to the beat of the music. The thunderous applause that followed was a testament to the band’s talent and the impact they have made.

The Indian indie music scene has been thriving in the last few years and Protium Amp’d aims to take it up a notch.

“Protium’s mission of ‘Fueling Ambitions’ is exemplified through Protium Amp’d. The Protium Amp’d events offer an opportunity for emerging indie musicians from across the country, while simultaneously providing them with a platform to showcase their talents and fuel their ambitions and a large following via live-streaming across Protium’s social media channels.” said Jiby Mathew Antony, Managing Director, Marketing and Growth.

The Protium Amp’d music events showcase up-and-coming Indie artists and are live-streamed on Protium’s social media platforms. By broadcasting to a large audience of hundreds of thousands of viewers, the events provide valuable exposure for the artists and help to grow their fan base. Held bi-weekly at one of Protium’s office locations, these live-streamed gigs have quickly become a sought-after platform for Indian indie musicians since the series’ launch in October 2022. The first performance featured Raghu Dixit, the internationally acclaimed indie band leader of The Raghu Dixit Project. Many popular singers and songwriters have since graced the stage, including Bawari Basanti (Mahima Dayal Mathur), Vasuda Sharma, Vibha Saraf, Mary Ann Alexander, Frizzell D’Souza, Jayant Sankla and Aabha Hanjura, among others.

Protium is a leading Engineering-driven pan-India lending company that empowers millions of credit-seekers through the power of cutting-edge technology and smarter risk assessment. The musical event, Protium Amp’d, is the creative extension of Protium and its philosophy of ‘fueling the ambitions of Indian Indie artists’ and promoting their music in India.